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Hearst Kidnapping #30086

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 12, 1974
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(Studio) Tape recording of Patrica Hearst delivered to Berkeley radio station; kidnappers' demands also incld. in letter.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(San Francisco, California) As ransom terrorists request $70 worth of food for every needy person in California. Symbionese Liberation Army spokesperson outlines demands on tape. [Patricia HEARST - speaks to parents about her physical and mental condition and liberation army's demands.] Miss Hearst's voice heard for 1st time since kidnapping. [Father, Randolph HEARST - believes kidnappers sincere in motives. Reassured by Patricia's voice.] If Hearst follows Symbionese organization's orders, over $300 million could be price for Patricia's safe return.
REPORTER: Dick Shoemaker

Reasoner, Harry;
Shoemaker, Dick

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